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RE: [Xen-devel] [PATCH][SVM][2/5] add guest regs callback function suppo

To: "Keir Fraser" <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] [PATCH][SVM][2/5] add guest regs callback function support
From: "Woller, Thomas" <thomas.woller@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2006 11:05:28 -0500
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> Why would you want to do this? If the functions are invoked 
> on another domain then it is guaranteed to be paused, and you 
> can read out of its VMCB without loading the VMCB, right? I 
> think this is one VMX artefact you do not need.
Agreed that "Guaranteed to be paused" is a correct statement, we can
just access the vmcb directly without any loading, and we do not have to
load up the MSR_K8_VM_HSAVE_PA MSR with the host save area phys address
in this case. 
Do not apply patch.  There is a small bit of cleanup of unused code in
the patch, I'll send cleanup in separate patch later.

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